Himalayan White House beat Sagarmatha College

Himalayan News Service

Lalitpur, June 6:

Prem Chaudhary scored a half century and Yogesh Chandra Giri took four wickets as Himalayan White House International College (HWHIC) entered the semi-finals of the second KCC Running Trophy 2004 cricket tournament beating Sagarmatha Multiple College by 81 runs here today. Invited to bat first, HWHIC posted 161 runs losing six wickets in a reduced 22-over match at Institute of Engineering ground. Prem Chaudhari top-scored with 57 off 42 balls, which included four hits to the fence and three sixes. Rojan Karmacharya scored 42 off 36 balls, including two boundaries and as many sixes.

For Sagarmatha, Binod Shrestha and Mohan Chettri took two wickets apiece conceding 26 and 28 runs respectively in five overs each. Santosh Sangraula and Bhupdev Rai grabbed one wicket each. In reply, Sagarmatha College failed to overcome the target and scored 80 runs losing eight wickets. Mohan Chettri scored 20 off 38 balls with the help of a boundary while Bidhan Pyakurel scored 18 off 26 balls, which included three hits to the ropes.

For HWHIC, Yogesh Chandra Giri grabbed four wickets conceding 15 runs in five overs. Raj Shrestha claimed two wickets giving away six runs in two overs while Rajiv Thapa took one wicket conceding 15 runs in five overs. Prem Chaudhari of the winning team was declared man of the match. The Student Council of KCC has been organising the 15-day tournament. The Himalayan Times is the official media of the 14-team tournament supported by Cricket Association of Nepal.